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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBRIBGIg BAfTyY HERALD In These Days No Merchant Can be Successful Unless He Represents You BY J.R. HAMILTON Fornnrly, Advirtlslng Manager of, Wanamaker'i Philadelphia J7JFTY years ago every store had a 1 "barker" just as every sideshow has now. He was not so loud, but he was equally insistent. He stood on the side- walk in front of his store and urged you to come in. When you entered, ho rang a bell. You were surrounded by Highwaymen and there Immediately began a system of. nr'lgaiid- nee Which ,was not men surpassed .by hold-up men on lonely roads. The first.business of these so-called salesmen won to find out how much money you had. Every ruae was resorted to to get you to open your'wallet or your puree. THe second object was to get as much of tliat money as possible and hli value to his concern was measured .entirely by your loss. This Is not romance; it Is history. Not the worst stores, but many of the best stores did It. The only price on an article wns the highest price you would pay. The law at Caveat Emptor (let tbe buyer beware) was'the Coin- merclal Law of the land. It was under.tood that you and. the merchant wore commercial enemies and that you were his legi- timate prey, _ Such things as a definite price or the returnabillty of merchan- dise or a guarantee ot good faith would have been considered fool- hardy. .Now, out of all this chicanery, thla cross-roads bartering, this world-old hostility of buyer and seller, have come the clean, whole- some, trustworthy institutions of the. present 'day. And the ,one great factor that has brought this change about is ADVERTISING. And the reason to rthls is. that a man is nat- mally'far mqre careful ot what he writes than of what he merely .says. To-day you walk into a store with as much, confidence as you would enter your home. You feel that every possible, safe-juard Is thrown about you'for your protection. 'The merchant, .where he once was your commercial enemy, has become your business re- presentative. Your pleasure is his command. He will do any- thing .within reason to meet your smallest request. Even the manu- faoturers and big distributors have caught this feeling that they .must- represent you, or you will not patronize them. This Is the great thing .that Advertising lias done for trade. And the peculiar pant of it Is that you feel this safety, this reliab- ility, .this surety ot fair play only toward those who advertise. That is.why the advertising columns of this paper should mean.so much 16 you. That is 'Why' you should make this adver- tising's, part of your daily news. That Is why you should begin to read It today, and continue to read It every day for everything you buy. Blow Your Own Horn If You Have a Good Horn to Slow Through and Something Good 'to Blow We're blowing about Advertising AND Results And We're Blowing FACTS "On Saturday we sold twenty-two of those suits we advertised; as well as a number of others; also a coon coat worth 'although the weath- er did not demand it." G. H.aicLeod, Mgr., McLeod Bros., the Great Clothiers the Great West. "That want adyt. that coE't me brought me worth, of business." Cook, Manager .Rest Poultry Farm. .THESE ARE FACTS AND SIMPLY' PROVE THAT JT pAYS IN THE "HERALD" NOW WHO'S GOT THE CORRECT ANSWER? (Ottawa Free Press) Editor. Free you be good enough to Inform me.whether if The Uthbritfge Cleaners We do: tailoring and French Dry Cleaning Specialty Olothes called for and de- livered. Work guaranteed. Hats cleaned while you wait. Phone 584 Johnson Block 323-5th St. a reduction of a cent and a half per cwt. on cement, na provided In the Fleldlng-Knox reciprocity agreement, would liave nude us "an "adjunct of the United what effect n mission of 50 per cent, in the duty on cement will have? Will It. not make us an adjunct 0( tin .United States for four months? -Perhaps, If. you cannot answer, you might refer tho question to the antl-ilecluToclt> Lea- guo of Montreal which has just been re-organzed and which must, have learned with regret of this truck with tho United Slates. A CUKIO'US Ottawa, June'18. ROOSEVELT'S FORCES ARE WEAKENING Page (Continued from front "Tha't IIUB not boon decided; 'the quoHtlon of whether .'wo slmll endeav- or to hold a convention In the hull or leuvo tho building, and hold our con- vention separately will be taken up at Ihla afternoon's Day of Uncertainties Dolny, uncertainty arid possible dis- order, faced the delegated HE the third day of the National Kopublicah convention opened. Tho quick suc- cession of events Inte last night and early thla morning left things in ab- solute confusion. Bveh the wisest of party strategists did not this morn- ing profess to see Into.the situation that would result after Chairman Root's gave! fell at noon for the re- sumption of the convention sessions. With Col. Roosevelt culling upon his to disregard the creden- tials' committee, and organize for themselves, and with the Taft lead- ers conferring with the friends a possible third air was electric in. suggestion heretofore unexpected complications. Wild scenee and conferences as in- tense as any "dollar wheat" panic that ever swept the pH of the Board of Trade, were resumed where they had been broken off near daybreak, when the delegates disputed with ecrnb women for the possession of BAKING POWDER kott, Nebraska; J. Boyd, New Jerse online room minutes after Mr, Hoonovolt had concluded his address. Many were leaving the room, when Governor .Johnson entered. A score of men .seized him and rnsbml him to a tnblo. Immediately the room 'fill- ed again with delegates. New Republican Party Governor Johlison be- gan, "you have heard what we-are going to ;do tomorrow. We are going to stop, dilly-dallying, 'with the .rob. bing convention.., We arc going In there to fight, and we, are prepared for birth of a new Republican parly, which, will nominate for presi- dent Theodore Hooscvelt." "And he will be was shouted In chorus from the delegates. As Governor Johnson proceeded, some one In the. crowd shouted the name of "Hadley! was the cry. A mingled roar of cheers and hiss- es greeted this, but nulet .was soon restored, and Governor Johnson pro John J. Rulllva'n, Ohio; A. V. Swift, ceeded: "This new party, which Oregon; UN.' MItche] inevitable will be an honest Barty. Hen- he continued, "a party that will not T' countenance robbery, thievery, and dishonesty, such as -we have experl- the hotel lobby floors. Crowding developments in the 'cotm ells of lenders, and behind conference room doors outside of the convention hall, only partly seen and' understood by the body-of the delegates, threw normally balanced men into a st-ato near nVsteria, during which they swore, shouted and gesticulated until quieted by the interference unen or detectives. Pending-the outcome of the uncer- tainty, the members of the various couimit'tees selected by the conven- tion postponed their me-etings, and much delay resulted in this connec- tion. The committees planned sume their work when developments Bhow what they expect to deal Were Many Rumors Numerous reports regarding the pro liable trend of the convention ses- sions today 'were in circulation. These were of almost every possible .na- ry Slmw, West Virginia. The Alabama Case .The Albania case, ithe contest of the ninth district, was taken up. Ge.orgo R. Hundley, presented Roosevelt' case, claiming the Taft members of the [district committee had and organized an illeg- al convention. Mr. Haibert's persistent demand fo a delay, terminated in a motion to enced here." "adjourn, for fifteen; minutes." Th was overwhelmingly defeated, am Chairman Devine then ordere-d th sergeant-at-arms to compel Mr. Hal bert to take his seat. The ia'tter dk BO reluctantly. f'DON'T.' LIE SHOUTS lure. One, however, which was gen- eral, and which wast given 'credence by many of the delegates was that the convention would meet at noon and immediately adjourn until four o'cloc-k, only to meet and adjourn- un- til -eight o'clock in ihe for the purpose of giving time for the entire situation revolving arountl tii bitter Roosevelt light to reshape self. The question of- ally to be taken by Col. Roosevelt an( his followers heatedly debatei at every meeting of a group of dele gates or politicians. Some, professing to hold "iueid-a1 information of the plans Roose velt forces, insisted that Col. Roose velt would lead his followers to "ah other hall or auditorium to organize a'new, distinct convention, and a new party. Others declared efjua New Republican Party Will Be Born 'f Taft the Convention June his followers last night, .Mr. Roosevelt received seventy or eighty, stolen Mr. Deneen's resolution '.was beaten today by fraud- ulent votegj which, in {hat resolution, by the votes of Texas, Arizona a nil Washington, and the two fraudulent votes from1 California. If those votes, had been changed, the re- solutions .would have been curried. "To "add insult to injury, tbe com- mittee on credentials organized, by vehemence that .the Roosevelt con- tingent would remain in the Coliseum and attempt to hold a second or clou- jle convention on the same floor with tha Taft people. When the credentials committee asembled this'morning1 to take up the contests, the Roosevelt men unexpect- edly app-sared -to take part in the. pro- ceedings. Third Man Gosaip A big crowd of delegates besieged he Roosevelt headquarters this moni- ng waiting to see the Colonel. He closted with GoVeriior Johnson f California; Senator Bereridge, ntliana; Everett Colby, of New Jer ey, and -Tames R. Garfield, and was ot to be s-sen. A-flood of gossip with a third candidate as the solu tlon of the situation swept the con vention men. Governor. Hadley, of choosing as chainnan, Mr. Deviiie, the National commitfeenian, who had taken part in the very theft on which he .had passed ,as a of the "As far I ;am concerned, I am through." '-1 hope..that.'.tomorrow, when you gn back to the convention hall you will at once introduce u resolu- tion that not .'those fraudulent- ly seated delegates shall'vote'on any question in the credentials. commit- tee or in the convention, ''Don't lie down again if they heat you, by fraudulent votes. There is no use in voting to the fraud- ulent votes, and then Th-a'report was' everywhere this morning.that the Missouri delegation had decided to'support Governor Had ley ffor. president, and would vote for him on the first ballot. It Was said that this delegation included both the Tdft and Roosevelt mepibers, and that delegation would cast thirty-five votes for: Hadley, the Gov- ernor hfmseuY >the 3Gth member, vot- ing as'he ssee.fit. The rumor later declared true. A caucus will be held on the floor of the convention today. The news -of- Rooflevelt's declaration pro- voked a scene.of: wild disorder hi the corridors o-; the 'congress hotel. A crowd of Taft delegates burst into a pandemonium of cheers, and sung "Glory i _ Glory, Hallelujah In ev- ery quarter, the Taft people made no secret, of elation. After one o'- clock, the racket was unabated. Some of the leaders of the progres- sive States declared this morning hey .would hot lend countenance to a bolt., "North Dakota 'will remain regular and will not said Senator Gron- na. "I have seen'several'of the Wia-'j cousin delegates, and they assure th-ey will remain m the regular con- vention." Senator Kenyon gave the same as- surance as to Ihe ten Cummins votes in Iowa. has been close to the Roosevelt leaders, asserted the belief that Col. Rooseveltr could1 not count on more than 200 votes on a holt. Tender Meats of Tender Age ARK THE ONLY KIND admitted to oru store. A critical fastidious Inslc and a good judge of good meat, never finds fault with our meats. WE KILL AND HANDLE EVERYTHING No cold handled. For the choicest and best selection Phone 4-5-2- G. A. DELANY Corner 4th Avc, S., and fith St. S. Perfection Bread SOMETHING NEW Mide different and with different Try it once and you'll Union Bakery Wm. Peeblee, 1482, Cor. Ave. and 12th South. by live fraudulent votes, am] say you are rsprry. and go home.1 I hope you wil I'then take the pogttiou' that decline longer to aiibmit to having any delegates fraudulently s-ente'd GP.R. OFFICIAL SAYS CROP OUT LOOK IS ROSY (Continued from front puge) at tfio .fine -herds on even the Missouri, was generally mentioned in this connection, and it was_ reported that Hadley, following his long.con ferences wltti Roosevelt, spent an hour in consultation with former Vice- President Fairbanks. The roll call showed'.the following Roosevelt 'men absent: Heanei% Cali- fornia; McCommck, Illinois; Harris, Kansas; Covington; Maryland; Cowes North Newton, Oklahoma; Ray, South Dakota, and Wis- consin. Mr. Halbort declared that seven of the men who left the room last night were slill ahsent. He asked ''or a delay until they arrived. No Time .for Delay lowed to sit as judges'on; their OA oeses, or vote on the report credentials committee.-.' "I hope you will refuse any long o recDgnizo-a majority, thus compo ed having any title in daw or mo als to be called a Republican conve have by fair, means :electe a clear, majority of the delegates, an hope that you will not permit ou opponents, having failed' 'by means to heat you by foul mean and swindle the people, out of the vi tory th'at they have won. Advises a Bolt "If you are voted down, I hope yoi the .real and lawful majority of tii convention will organize as you will do it if you have the courag- and loyalty to .your convictions. LB us fiad out whether the Republics party is still the the plalr people, th-3 people of the TJnitei or the party o'f the hossei and the professional politicians ing In the interests of special privii eges. "If you want my would advise that you plac-a no furthei trust; T would advise you .that you waste no .further time; I would ad vine 'that you do not permit yoursej] to be committed in any further way shape'or form by further association vi'ith tho men, so long as they retain control of the Republican convention by. means oE a majority composed an essential iiart of fraudulently seat- ed delegates, who have'not the sligl1 est right or title to represent the Chairman Devine said the meeting I rank and file of the Republican party hour already had been long: passed; and that contestants were ready and waiting to be heard. Goo. R. Malby, of New York, and F. Westbrook, of Nevy- Hampshire, de- manded the "delaying tactics" of the Roosevelt men be stopped. "Oh, I kno'w, you are going to use the steam roller said Hal- art. "Not at returned Malby. "We want tq do business, and you want ,o prevent Its being done." Mr. Halbert said he. wanted "only play." shouted several commit- ee members, "You ar.tc-d like it last light." The committee room at ten o'clock ontaiued the following Roosevelt men: C. Stinker, .lease M. Llbby, laine; Hugh T. Halbcrt. Minnesota: esee Tolleriuaa, Missouri; S. K, Sac-1 nnd are without the slightest right or titte to seats in the Hepublican con- Governor Johnson Appears Governor Johnson readied the Flor- CHASE HEADACHES MATMICU'B NERVINE POWDERS most imp retentions farms.' Dairying takes less from the soil than any other branch of agriculture and on a farm, where it is practised there if, prac- tically no chance of exhausting- the fertility of the ground. Hogs natu ally go with cattle I saw one Ian with more than four lumdted hog and as fine a herd of grade dair stock as can be found anywhere. Mos of ihe farms need more hens. A grea many farmers arc satisfied wit enough chickens to supply the famil with eggs, but those who have large flocks have found that in most case ihe returns from the eggs and dress eri poultn will more than pay th ;roceu bills. hethhridge district ag riculiunsts aic wiso to go in fo hecp ns they are at present. Thcj rake a sure profit Taking the dis :rtct. as a whole ciiyersifieii agri'cul- ;ure far advanced here as in ny section of the West." C. p.. R. Boosts Mixed Farming Mr Cogswell stated that the C. I G. company is Jtisfc starting a agazine campaign in Favor of.mixed nning :in connection with the twen- '-fivt! new demonstrAtion farms that te installed b> the Canadian Pa- il c in :the prairie provinces. Articles r an adMsoir nature and experiences farmers practising mixed asrieul- iru will appear in the leading agricul- iral journals of the Dominion News'of West Through States The .Publicity Branch has undfir ay. lie statcil, a' campaign to give' suable-publicity to-the devi-lopinfiiit the [Canadian -West. This campaign organized on broad lines and is acting..with great SUCCCSH. In .each liio principal cities of Western ,nada telegraphic, correspondents located, who daily wire the algary office-development news from eir cities, Mi J. Manwarmir, The Reason Why You put into every article you experience, knowledge jnd skill. We have put into Alberta's Best Baking Powder our supremest effort. If'you exercise the same care in the selection of Baking Powder as we do in its manufacture, you will order Alberta's Best every time, because it is always uniformly excellent, and invariably certain in results. are distributed. Mr Coggswpll statei that the branch was nicetmg great success in gotting Can adian news into the big papers tile Stales and Eastern Canada The semce uses no news whatever ot sensational nature "We Coggswall, "that Cana- dian deMJlopment statistics are sen- sational enough to satisfj the loud- est paper on the continent.11 Seattle Meeting .Helped Some Mi. stated that the re- cant meeting ot the velopment League at Seattle, design- ed tci tuin the tide ot United. States imigiation, now (lowing to Western Canadit, to Xorlhwcst States, vas the advertisement for' the Canadian West that could have been levjscd, the delegates-themselves-ad- nitting that thr convention rould tc followed bf a gieater than ver movement of settlers from-- Hhe States, to Western .Cariodn. In addit-ou 1o tlieir telegraphic spr- icc the Pubhcitj Ufajoh is eontln- illv sending out magaanc aLtic Western Oariadian-conditions, eneral terms, keeping the Pan.vlian est in thq public f eye .throughout, rcat Britain and the United Stales NEW POST-OFFICES OPENED If your cannot supply you, I, Co., SLprbrooke. P. sends bovt.'pos'tpald oil receipt of nrtra. Cretan- of the'Dpard ,o( Trade, tak- g care of the tbat Lrthbildgp Correspondents are cateil in Lelhbridge, Winnipeg, Rc- Moose Jaw, Ed- bnton, and Victoria. Each of these correspondents handlps from the smaller towns in his district None but Mevelopment news j .At Calgarv thtsc items are daily asssmhlcd into a wire, under the dale line's of the respective cities, and to Chicago and Montreal, from which centers they Two new were opened i Medicine Hut on -June lanftne, en section 18, tp. inga 5, wlrh Wm "Davidson postinas- T, and Vnniljne, section 3. tp. jnge 3, P. J; postmaster. uMssinasIn poatotflce, Btaitfng Iho .first of the gels, mall twice a week. COpD OF POTATOES Novel Feature! of the International Dry-Farmed Produeti tlon One of tbe most novel features shown at a fair or exposition will be the displa; made by the united mercial clubs of Steveni Washington, .at the Dry-Farmed Pro-, ducts Exposition here next a pile of mammoth potatoes, perfect in size and enormous 111 mensiona and_weight, will' Sown in the form of a cord. It ii already planned to bring to Lethbridgc luflic- leut of these large spuds to stack as a farmer stacks a cord of wood, and an ingenious method hat beeij de- vised to keep them In Such shape as 'o came people to bonder. CARRIED RED FLAG Four thousand striking garnrent' workers in Montreal paraded carry- nir red flags and other Socialistic' emblems. Donaldson, Line Direct Service BETWEEN .SCOTLAND. CON- TINENTAL POINTS AND Lai go new steameis. Modern and up to date, operated oil the ONE-CLASS CABIN PLAN Cabin Stateroouib all amldship. Third class paasengprs berthed inclosed Staterooms. MINIMUM RATES WEEKLY SERVICE. For full particulars', call on any steamship agent or write, H. LIOMAN, Gcnr.l Ajent Main Strict, Winnipeg PHONE 471 POST OFFICE BOX 98 The Wall Paper Question ISN'T A QUESTION If you Wall Papen from the Revlo Co., Iff tht SAMPLES AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED PROMPTLY The Revlo Co. .touth Painters and Decoraton ;